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Dec 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
to capture them? so a militia would shore up with regular soldiers so there would be action. there was a lot of that. the data on just americans who were loyalists fighting americans were patriots, huge numbers of battles never had a british soldier in them. >> how many british soldiers could be here just for the purpose of protecting the crown? >> i would say they had never more than 40,000 at one time. so if you considered that some would be called back and regimens were changed, i doubt they ever sent any more than 75,000 or 100,000 soldiers and sailors. you have to include them. >> you said the british looked to the russians first for troops. >> that is true peer >> explain the germans and how they got into it. >> the russian thing was amazing. the russian monarchy had a lot of soldiers occasionally to rent out. they had a war in southern russia of some significance in 1774. so there must of had a lot of troops left over. they were approached obviously early in 1775. by june 1775, there is a report in one of the virginia newspapers that the crown was tried to hire russians. and they thou
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am EST
soldiers, so they would have been in action. there was a lot of that. on just americans wh o were loyalists fighting patriotic americans, a number of battles had no shooting. >> how many british soldiers came here for the single purpose of protecting the british crown? >> never more than 30 thousands of 40,000 at a time. well maybe, 30,000. i doubt they ever sent more than 75 for 100,000 soldiers and sailors -- i doubt they ever sent 75,000 or 100,000 soldiers. >> the russians? >> the russian minority had a lot of soldiers occasionally to rent out. they had a war in southern russia of some significance in 1774, so they must of had a lot of troops left over that they had organized for that. they were approached early in 1775. by june of 1775 there's a report in one of the virginia newspapers that the crown is trying to hire russians. they thought they had it arranged, but it's all part then -- but it fell apart in the autumn of 1775 partly because frederick the great was telling catherine the great not to do it. there were not friendly to the notion of letting troops go through german territ
Dec 16, 2012 8:00pm EST
. make us all child like and not childish in our thoughts and our words, in our attitudes and actions and behave yors, not only before others but before you that we may look to you for better days ahead and that we may fulfill your purpose for us on this earth. for we pray all of this in the name of our precious lord and savior jesus, amen. [singing] >> in the name of god, the compassionate and the merciful, the muslim community throughout the nation joins with our fellow americans grieving for those who died in this tragedy and praying for their families. we ask god to grant those lost a special aplace in paradise and we ask their families to be granted the strength to endure the unendureable. it is in such times of almost unbearable loss that we seek the comfort with our creator and that artificial divisions of faith fall away to reveal a nation of mothers and father's, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters, all united in a desire to bring healing and renewed hope. islam's revealed text tells us that god's mercy and compassion are without limit and all the available for those who
Dec 9, 2012 8:00pm EST
for your actions, and you do not depend on somebody to do something for you. we would sit around and have dinner as a family together. my parents did not talk was about politics but they talked a lot about values and keeping your promises to people. i became a conservative when i moved to washington in 1995. i started working in television news. the went out and sat in on hearings. i was walking up and down and seeing all these government buildings and thought, what do these people do all day? i felt the more i engaged in government, the more conservative by became. i felt government was not doing a whole lot. i think government should be there for the poor. i think it should be there as a framework for how we conduct business and a structure for society. when you read the constitution, that is what the founding fathers had in mind, i believe. i do not think government is there to prop us all up, because then there would not be a safety net left for the people in life who really need it. the disabled, people who fall on hard times and need a little help along the way, but i feel as though
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